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The New Adventures of Robin Hood 

The legendary outlaw and his Merry Men battle evil around Nottingham and Sherwood Forest.
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Complete series cast summary:
Martyn Ellis ...  Friar Tuck / ... 52 episodes, 1997-1999
Richard Ashton ...  Little John / ... 52 episodes, 1997-1999
Barbara Griffin Barbara Griffin ...  Lady Marion Fitzwalter 39 episodes, 1997-1999
Matthew Porretta ...  Robin Hood / ... 27 episodes, 1997
John Bradley John Bradley ...  Robin Hood / ... 26 episodes, 1998-1999
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Robin Hood and his band of outlaws which includes Marian, Little John, and Friar Tuck, rob from the rich and give to the poor as they fight against Prince John, the Sheriff of Nottingham, and all other manner of evil people and creatures. Magic plays as much a part as the sword and the arrow. Written by Mike "Nelson" Gulick <dagger@tiac.net>

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Daring rescues. Thrilling chases. Narrow escapes... Just you average date in Sherwood Forest.

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Action | Adventure

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France | USA

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English

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13 January 1997 (USA) See more »

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Robin Hood See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Matthew Porretta had previously played Will Scarlett in the 1993 satire comedy "Robin Hood: Men in Tights". See more »

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You have to have an imagination...
7 July 2003 | by thornedbudSee all my reviews

The New Adventures of Robin Hood, known to the fans simply as NAoRH, is lack of publicity. To enjoy this show you need to at least like the legend of Robin Hood. After that you need to have an imagination, this is a fantasy show with a almost none existent budget. The special affects were literally cardboard cut-outs and tricks such as putting a sword to your side to make it look as if it went through you. If you have an imagination you can see past that and enjoy. One particular aspect of the show that made it so short lived was replacing Robin Hood. The original and by many considered the best Robin Hood after Errol Flynn was Matthew Porretta. He looked the part, and pulled off the terrible one liners in the scripts so that you HAD to like them. It also didn't hurt that he is gorgeous, has one hell of a voice and the most adorable smile in history. When he said he was Robin Hood you didn't feel the need to question it, you just believed. He was one of the few involved in the show that had talent, then they replace him with John Bradley, whose claim to fame is a bit part in Independence Day. He actually did that part well, but he made Robin Hood looked like a continually drunk, out of place and generally ignorant oaf. That change was very bad, where as the change in Marions was not quite so crushing. Their acting abilities were similar and they both portrayed the lady warrior as well as could be expected. Though it may be difficult to except a female fighter in the twelfth century, as woman I have to admit I enjoyed seeing a Marion that wasn't screaming and wringing her hands. The stories were interesting, but could have been done considerably better with a larger budget. They were good in the first two seasons then got so bad and half were stolen in the third season I got headaches. The first and second seasons are worth your time, but don't bother with the third unless your a John Bradley fan. As a huge fan of the Robin Hood legend, with a wild imagination and a woman with eyes I fell in love with the first two seasons of NAoRH.


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